News and Events

News and Events

Samantha Kappagoda was invited to participate in a panel for the Council for Economic Education

Samantha Kappagoda, Chief Economist of Risk Economics, was invited to participate in a panel sponsored by the Council for Economic […]

David Mordecai was invited to speak at the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) Mid-Year CEO Conference

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics Inc. was invited to speak at the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds […]

Samantha Kappagoda was a speaker on the Economics of Financial Decision Making

Samantha Kappagoda, Chief Economist and co-founder of Risk Economics was invited to speak on a panel jointly sponsored by 100 […]

GARP Risk Intelligence interviewed David Mordecai for an article on Peer-to-Peer Lending

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab, was interviewed by GARP Risk Intelligence for an […]

Risk Economics sponsored TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way we Eat 2015

Risk Economics sponsored the third annual TEDx Manhattan 2015: Changing the Way we Eat. This one-day TEDx event explored the food […]

David K.A. Mordecai was a Speaker on Big Data Management at RAA Cat Risk Management 2015

David K.A. Mordecai was an invited speaker at Cat Risk Management 2015, the Annual Conference of the Reinsurance Association of […]

David Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda presented at RAA Current Issues Forum on Supply-Chain Risks and Contingent Business Interruption

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda made a presentation entitled Supply-Chain Risks and Contingent Business Interruption (“CBI”): Forensic RiskTech for […]

David Mordecai participated in the 2014 FinTech Innovation Lab Demo Day

David Mordecai participated in the 2014 FinTech Innovation Lab (FTIL) Demo Day, as Scientist-in-Resident for FTIL. FinTech Innovation Lab is […]

David K.A. Mordecai presented at the SCOR Americas Regional Partners Meeting

David K.A. Mordecai made a presentation entitled Navigating the Emergent Risk Landscape: Scalable Data Analytics: Forensic RiskTech as the Strategic […]

David K.A. Mordecai testified and filed multiple expert reports relating to hedge fund manager due diligence

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Compass Lexecon affiliate, testified and filed multiple expert reports relating to hedge […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, filed multiple expert reports and provided deposition testimony on behalf of Ironshore Insurance Ltd

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Compass Lexecon affiliate, filed multiple expert reports and provided deposition testimony on behalf of […]

David K. A. Mordecai filed multiple expert reports in a multimillion dollar unjust enrichment and unfair insurance trade practices dispute

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Compass Lexecon affiliated expert, filed multiple expert reports in a multimillion dollar […]

David K. A. Mordecai was involved in an International Financial Institutions Arbitration

Dr. David K.A. Mordecai, Compass Lexecon affiliated expert and President of Risk Economics, Inc., and Pablo Spiller, Senior Consultant at Compass […]

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, was lead adviser to a global bank

David K.A. Mordecai, Compass Lexecon affiliated expert and President of Risk Economics, Inc., was lead adviser to a global bank, providing […]

Risk Economics sponsored TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way we Eat 2014

Risk Economics sponsored the third annual TEDx Manhattan 2014: Changing the Way we Eat. This one-day TEDx event explored the food […]

Samantha Kappagoda was profiled as a “Voice of Experience” in The Glass Hammer

Risk Economics’ Chief Economist, Samantha Kappagoda was profiled as a “Voice of Experience” in The Glass Hammer, an online community […]

David K.A. Mordecai has been appointed as the first Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab (The Partnership for NYC)

David K.A. Mordecai has been appointed as the first Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab, an accelerator platform for early and […]

Samantha Kappagoda was honored by the Girl Scouts as a STEM Woman of Distinction

Samantha Kappagoda was honored by the Girl Scouts of Greater New York at their 21st Annual Women of Distinction (WOD) […]

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, was Invited to Speak on a Panel of Experts on Opportunities and Challenges in Cybertech

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc.,  was invited to speak on a panel of experts to discuss “Key […]

David K.A. Mordecai was invited to participate on a panel of experts to discuss the application of financial techniques during the financial crisis

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc., was invited to participate on a panel of experts to discuss the application […]

Samantha Kappagoda participated in the Girl Scout Leadership Institute Judging Panel

Samantha Kappagoda, Chief Economist of Risk Economics, Inc. will participate in the first Judging Panel of the Girl Scout Leadership […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, testified on behalf of Zurich Re in a multibillion dollar asbestos dispute

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Compass Lexecon affiliate,  testified on behalf of Zurich Re, a major reinsurance firm, […]

Compass Lexecon affiliate David K.A. Mordecai advised Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, PLLC and its client, The Anschutz Corporation, in a multi-million dollar securities dispute

Compass Lexecon affiliate David K.A. Mordecai advised Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, PLLC and its client, The Anschutz […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, advised a consulting firm in the review of the terms, conditions, and disposition of a multi-million dollar portfolio of Variable Universal Life policies

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics and Compass Lexecon Affiliate, advised a consulting firm in the review of the terms, […]

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored TEDx Manhattan 2013: Changing the Way We Eat

Risk Economics sponsored the third annual TEDx Manhattan 2013: Changing the Way we Eat. This one-day TEDx event explored the food […]

Risk Economics sponsored the 2012 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY) Award Gala

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored the IAFE/SunGard 2012 Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY) Award Gala Dinner honoring Robert Litterman. Dr. […]

David K.A. Mordecai presented at the NABE 2012 Annual Conference

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc., presented at the National Association of Business Economists (NABE) 2012 Annual Conference: Bridging […]

David K.A. Mordecai served as a technical advisor to the Unsecured Creditor Committee in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy proceedings

Compass Lexecon Annual Newsletter Valuation of Structured Notes in Lehman Bankruptcy David K.A. Mordecai served as a technical advisor to […]

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored the IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY) Award Gala

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored the IAFE/SunGard 2011 Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY) Award Gala Dinner honoring Robert Engle. Professor […]

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored TEDx Manhattan 2012: Changing the Way We Eat

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored the second annual TEDx Manhattan 2012: Changing the Way we Eat. This one-day TEDx event explored the […]

Risk Economics, Inc. presented at a conference sponsored by the Department of Treasury’s Office of Financial Research and Financial Stability Oversight Council

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc., presented at The Macroprudental Toolkit: Measurement and Analysis Conference sponsored by the Department […]

Numerati Partners is Established

Numerati Partners is Established Numerati™ Partners, a privately-held data analytics investment and development consortium has been established, with a mission […]

David K.A. Mordecai Presented an Applied Mathematics Seminar at NYU Courant Institute

David K.A. Mordecai presented an Applied Mathematics Seminar at NYU Courant Institute entitled (Not So) Distant Cousins: Some Common Statistical […]

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in NYU-Poly’s Eighth Annual CSAW Competition

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda participated in judging at NYU-Poly’s Eighth Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Competition on November 11th, 2011 […]

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the National Academy of Sciences Summit for Managing Extreme Events

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda, of Risk Economics Inc., participated in The National Academy of Sciences Summit for Managing […]

RiskEcon Lab for Decision Metrics has been established at New York University’s Courant Institute

RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics has been established at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, in order to apply a […]

Risk Economics presented at the Casualty Actuarial Society Spring 2011 Meeting

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda made their presentation Harnessing Large Datasets to Navigate the Emerging Risk Landscape, during the Session entitled Structural […]

Risk Economics presented at a Santa Fe Institute / Fidelity Investments Conference

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in a Conference sponsored jointly by Santa Fe Institute (SFI) and Fidelity Investments […]

Risk Economics presented at Mealey’s / HB Litigation 18th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda participated in Mealey’s / HB Litigation 18th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable, on March […]

Risk Economics announces a name change

Risk Economics Limited is pleased to announce a name change to Risk Economics, Inc., effective immediately. Risk Economics® / RiskEcon® […]

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored TEDx Manhattan 2011: Changing the Way We Eat

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored the first TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way we Eat 2011. This one-day TEDx event explored the food […]

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in Federal Reserve Day Ahead Conference on Financial Markets and Institutions

Risk Economics Inc, participated in the annual invitation-only event Federal Reserve Day Ahead Conference on Financial Markets and Institutions. David K.A. Mordecai […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in an IAFE Liquidity Risk Committee Event on Financial Innovation, Complexity, Fire Sales and Panics

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in the International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee (LRC) Panel Discussion on […]

Risk Economics presented at the Reactions Conference on Insurance Risk and Capital Management

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the Reactions Conference: Insurance Risk and Capital Management on September 29-30th, 2010, in New York NY. David Mordecai […]

Arkansas Jury Accepted Testimony by Expert David K.A. Mordecai for Bayer Cropscience

An Arkansas jury accepted testimony by expert David K.A. Mordecai for Bayer Cropscience Compass Lexecon has been involved in the […]

David K.A. Mordecai was interviewed as an Industry Expert by Derivatives Intelligence

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc.  was interviewed as an industry expert for the June 24th 2010 issue […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc. participated in an IAFE Liquidity Risk Committee Event on Multi-Agent Models and Network Externalities

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the International Organization of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee Event: […]

Risk Economics participated in ISDA’s 25th Annual General Meeting

David K.A. Mordecai spoke at the The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) 25th Annual General Meeting on April 21-23, 2010 in San […]

Risk Economics, Inc. presented at Mealey’s / HB Litigation 17th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda participated in Mealey’s / HB Litigation 17th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable (see […]

David K. A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, was interviewed as an Industry Expert by Derivatives Week

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc.  was interviewed as an industry expert for the March 8th 2010 issue […]

Risk Economics sponsored the IAFE/SunGard 2009 Financial Engineer of the Year Award Gala

Risk Economics, Inc. sponsored the IAFE/SunGard 2009 Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY) Award Gala Dinner honoring Richard Roll. Professor […]

David K.A. Mordecai testified regarding industry practices

David K.A. Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, testified regarding industry practices with regard to such funding obligations as well as […]

David K.A. Mordecai presented at Santa Fe Institute’s Systemic Risk Initiative

David K.A. Mordecai presented at Santa Fe Institute’s (SFI) Systemic Risk Initiative. The event explored the role of systemic risk in […]

Risk Economics presented at HB Litigation / Mealey’s 16th Insurance & Reinsurance Roundtable

David K.A. Mordecai presented at HB Litigation /Mealeys 16th Annual Insurance & Reinsurance Roundtable, joining a panel discussion on Regulatory Modernization: The New […]

Risk Economics, Inc. presented at Wharton / Oliver Wyman / Cambridge Conference

David K.A. Mordecai participated in the Conference The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Lessons from the Market Crises. Dr […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, was Interviewed as an Industry Expert on Longevity and Mortality by Derivatives Week

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc. was interviewed as an industry expert for the April 21, 2008 issue of […]

Risk Economics, Inc. presented at the Atlanta Fed Financial Markets Conference

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Annual Financial Markets Conference. The 2007 Conference was entitled […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in an IAFE Liquidity Risk Committee Event on Liquidity Risk, Systemic Risk and Market Risk

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the International Organization of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee Event: Liquidity […]

Risk Economics participated in a Richmond Fed Conference on Credit Markets

Risk Economics, Inc. participated in the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 2007 Credit Markets Symposium. David K.A. Mordecai joined a […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in an IAFE Investor Risk Committee Event on Liquidity Risk and the State of the Market

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, served as moderator for the International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee panel […]

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in an IAFE Liquidity Risk Symposium

David Mordecai, President of Risk Economics, participated in the International Organization of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee Event: 2005 […]

Risk Economics, Inc. presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Liquidity Conference

David K.A. Mordecai presented Asset Prices and Liquidity in an Exchange Economy, a Practitioner’s View at the Liquidity Conference sponsored jointly […]

Risk Economics, Inc. presented at GAIM Conference in Lausanne

Risk Economics, Inc. made two presentations at the 10th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management Conference, June 8-10th, 2004 in Lausanne, […]